Stackpole Electronics expanded its NMCR and NMCF Series of non-magnetic thick film chip resistors to include all EIA standard chip sizes from 0402 to 2512. This expansion allows
Non-sterility of metronidazole injection administered via the intravenous route has the potential to result in infections, which could be fatal.
Defective control board wiring harnesses can cause the machine to unexpectedly shut down, terminating ventilation, anesthetic delivery, and potentially patient monitoring.
Reports of consumers ingesting the gel rather than using it topically, applied to the skin.
Promacta (eltrombopag): Portal Venous System Thromboses in Study of Patients With Chronic Liver DiseaseMay 12, 2010 10:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments
Study terminated following the identification of an imbalance of thrombosis of the portal venous system in patients treated with eltrombopag versus matching placebo.
TDK-Lambda’s NVM175 Series of medically approved AC-DC power supplies combine 4.5 kVAC reinforced input to output isolation with dual input fusing and an output-to-ground isolation of 1500 VAC. They meet UL/EN/IEC60601-1 and are suitable for
Flex tube may not fit securely within the endotracheal tube (ET) connector.
A new device from the 3M Electronic Solutions Division provides reliable retention of CompactFlash Type I (CF I) and Type II (CF II) removable memory cards mated with 3M CF II card headers, helping to
WinSystems’ PPC3-G-6.5 is a 6.5-inch open frame, color flat panel PC based upon a PC-104-Plus single board computer (SBC) that operates from -20° to +70°C. The ready-to-mount flat panel display subsystem also includes a resistive touch screen integrated into a chassis approximately 2 inches thick. The open frame chassis (without a front bezel) permits
Vivitrol (naltrexone for extended-release injectable suspension): Medication Guide Required for PatientsMay 4, 2010 10:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments
Patients to be informed of risk of severe injection site reactions.
Action based on failure to correct serious problems with infusion pumps.
Possible increased risk of diabetes and certain cardiovascular diseases.
Consumers warned not to use product because it may contain hazardous levels of lead.
VIA Technologies announced additions to its VIA VIPRO range of fanless touch screen panel PCs with the 6.5-inch VIA VIPRO VP7806 and 15-inch VIA VIPRO VP7815. Created using the flexible and modular Em-ITX form factor, these VIA VIPRO panel PCs are suitable for
Certain over-the-counter Children’s and Infants’ liquid products may not meet required quality standards.
LynuxWorks, Inc. has combined efforts with Portwell, Inc. to deliver a proof-of-concept (PoC) wireless sensor platform for hospitals based on Intel technology. When monitoring vital signs (such as EKG and blood oxygenation) during a
Cardiac Science Automated External Defibrillators - Powerheart, Cardiovive, NK, Responder models: Class I RecallApril 28, 2010 5:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments
UPDATED 04/27/2010. FDA’s review of updated software indicates that it detects some but not all electrical component defects. Originally posted 03/08/2010
Lumex announced the launch of its InfoVue FSC (Field Sequential Color) family of color alphanumeric LCD displays for monochromatic devices looking to transition to color. These LCDs, compatible with standard LCD drivers, feature
Recall due to the product’s cuff not holding air as a result of leaks in the pilot balloon inflation assembly.
Class I Recall issued because of the potential for the device to expectedly power off and/or power on.
Hirose Electric Co. has expanded its popular HR30 Circular Connector Series by developing an option that accepts a user-specified over-molded strain relief. The over-mold feature is ideal for demanding applications that require durability and environmental protection, in a cost effective package.
[Updated 04/21/2010] FDA added a Boxed Warning to the label for propylthiouracil,to include information about reports of severe liver injury and acute liver failure, some of which have been fatal, in adult and pediatric patients.
Yokogawa’s DXAdvanced R4 has been added to the company’s DAQSTATION family data acquisition and display stations. Standard high capacity memory and a new option for stringent pharmaceutical applications are new features. The Advanced Security option delivers
Optocouplers are used in many industries to isolate an electrical signal between two elements of a circuit. There are many situations where signals and data need to be transferred from one system to another within a piece of electronic equipment without making a direct electrical connection.
The market for implantable medical devices is estimated at over $40 billion. The recent growth is spurred from significant contributions by the semiconductor industry where new chip technologies revolutionize health care treatments.